WBFJ NEWS: Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Programming note: Rob Mitchell, author of Castaway Kid, discusses his childhood struggles as an orphan on today’s ‘Focus on the Family’ Daily Broadcast. (Part 1 of 2) Online: http://www.focusonthefamily.com/media/daily-broadcast/unveiling-the-heart-of-an-abandoned-child-pt1
Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week coming up November 17 – 24…
The Charlotte Processing Center for Operation Christmas Child needs more volunteers to process shoeboxes between December 15 – 20. *Reserve you spot at the Operation Christmas Child volunteer page – today Details online at wbfj.fm
Election 2014 – Republicans take control of Congress…
With late-night wins in North Carolina and Iowa, Republicans picked up seven new seats to reclaim control of the U.S. Senate. The US Senate race in North Carolina: Thom Tillis was declared the winner just before midnight edging out incumbent Kay Hagen. That NC Senate race was THE most expensive political races in the nation topping out at +$112 million dollars spent…
Say what?? Three men (two pastors and a 90-year-old man) were arrested for feeding the homeless – in public – on Sunday. The arrests come after the a new ordinance effectively banning ‘public food sharing’ in Fort Lauderdale, Florida took effect last week. **90 year old Arnold Abbott along with two Christian ministers (Dwayne Black and Mark Sims) face up to 60 days in jail and a $500 dollar fine. http://www.local10.com/news/police-charge-90yearold-man-2-pastors-with-feeding-the-homeless/29510268
If you missed trumpeter Chris Botti’s (pronounced ‘BOAT’ ee) rendition of the National Anthem before the Colts – Giants Monday night football game… check it out http://www.zap2it.com/blogs/chris_botti_national_anthem_reggie_wayne_tears_watch_video-2014-11
Have you recently lost a loved one or just NOT looking forward to the holidays?
GriefShare: Surviving the Holidays (seminar) will be held December 4th
(Thurs morning ) at the Kernersville Senior Center on East Mountain Street.
The seminar is from 9am to noon. Cost is $5. Pre-register by calling 788-2569.
Needed: Military vets for local Memorial Honor Guard
Being a member of the honor guard is a fulfilling experience in serving the family of a deceased veteran and promoting patriotism with color guard missions.
Uniforms and transportation are provided by the VFW.
For additional information, contact Cliff Harris, the quartermaster, at (336) 403-8756
The annual Winston-Salem Veterans Day Parade takes place this Saturday at 10am in downtown Winston-Salem. Walt Emery (parade coordinator) 766-8087
VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150
QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”
MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)